Watching AlphaGo outsmart Go grandmaster Lee Sedol this March triggered both excitement and consternation from the audiences across the globe. Will the rise of artificial intelligence [AI] empower us or replace us? What should be the long-term goals of AI and how can we ensure that the emerging technology remains beneficial to humanity? Sebastian Thrun, the man who launched Google’s self-driving car project and Google X, tells us answering these questions requires a fundamental redefinition of “education” as we know it today. The academic-turned-entrepreneur illustrates his next - and perhaps most important ? moonshot project that could enable everyone to have a chance in the age of AI.